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From: Richard G. Combs [mailto:richard -dot- combs -at- voyanttech -dot- com]
Sent: Friday, March 12, 2004 12:44 PM
Subject: Re: "DO NOT COOK"?
David Downing and his wife cooked some sort of PB&J thingy. John asked:
<< Do we discuss this from the perspective of it being you and your wife
who did it, or do we discuss it from the perspective of consumer in
<< Consumers in general. I maintain that this comes under the heading
of a mistake anybody could make, as opposed to a mistake we made because
we weren't paying attention. But then again, I tend to feel that way
about all my mistakes. <G>
OK, since we're talking about consumers in general, you won't take
personal offense, right? :-)
Consumers in general, unless they're completely new to this culture or
planet, _ought_ to be at least vaguely familiar with PB&J and with
mac'n'cheese. They _ought_ to be aware that one eats mac'n'cheese _hot_
and PB&J _cold_. So, unless these thingies come frozen, I can't imagine
why someone would nuke (I assume that's what we're talking about) a PB&J
OTOH, frozen pizza comes with the stern warning, "Do not eat before
cooking!" So, I suppose it's only a matter of time before we see "Do not
cook before eating!"
It occurs to me that if you and your wife can find a willing attorney
(which shouldn't be difficult -- you've undoubtedly suffered a
significant emotional trauma), you could probably hasten that day. ;-)
Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Voyant, a division of Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
richardDOTcombs AT voyanttechDOTcom
rgcombs AT freeDASHmarketDOTnet
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